Hillary Clinton on Health Care, Impeachment and Gutsy Women

Hillary Clinton has been touring the country with her daughter, Chelsea, talking about “The Book of…

World Bank Scales Back Project in China’s Xinjiang Region

WASHINGTON — The World Bank said on Monday that it would scale back development work in…

From Pariah to Powerhouse: Ralph Northam’s Unlikely Rebirth in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Nine months ago, Democrats at every stratum in Virginia called on Gov. Ralph…

Man Charged in Slashing of ‘Baby Trump’ Balloon, Police Say

The authorities arrested a man they said had slashed a giant balloon of a baby Donald…

Why Spy on Twitter? For Saudi Arabia, It’s the Town Square

The indictment of two former Twitter employees accused of spying for the Saudis highlights the platform’s…

Tom Steyer Aide Apologizes for ‘Miscommunication’ on Endorsement Solicitation

Tom Steyer’s presidential campaign apologized on Thursday for “any miscommunication” it might have conveyed following a…

How Many Lines Can a Politician Cross? Kentucky Governor Is a Cautionary Tale

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Donna Jimenez, a registered Republican, voted for Matt Bevin when he successfully ran…

In Louisiana, Trump Attacks ‘Deranged’ Impeachment Inquiry and ‘Radical’ Governor

MONROE, La. — President Trump on Wednesday continued his attack on a C.I.A. whistle-blower whose complaint…

Virginia Democrats Take Control of State Legislature

Democrats completed Virginia’s historic partisan shift from red to blue on Tuesday, winning majorities in both…

Tight Kentucky and Mississippi Governors’ Races as Trump Takes Stage

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The governors’ races in Kentucky and Mississippi that will be decided on Tuesday…

China’s TikTok Blazes New Ground. That Could Doom It.

The rise of the seemingly innocuous app is forcing Americans to consider a world influenced by…

Virginia’s Legislature Is Up for Grabs. It’s a Referendum on Trump.

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — Renae Erskine hates how disrespectful late-night comedians, the media and congressional Democrats are…

A Conservative Push to Make Trans Kids and School Sports the Next Battleground in the Culture War

ARLINGTON, Va. — From the 12th floor of a glass office tower in the Washington suburbs,…

Dissent Erupts at Facebook Over Hands-Off Stance on Political Ads

In an open letter, the social network’s employees said letting politicians post false claims in ads…

Australia Proposes Face Scans for Watching Online Pornography

As a government agency seeks approval of a facial recognition system, it says one use for…

Amazon Tests ‘Soul of Seattle’ With Deluge of Election Cash

Amazon is flexing its financial power in Seattle’s City Council elections, putting an innovative program meant…

Russia Tests New Disinformation Tactics in Africa to Expand Influence

Facebook said it removed three Russian-backed influence networks aimed at African countries. The activity by the…

California Attorney General Is a No-Show on Tech Investigations

Attorney General Xavier Becerra is in Google and Facebook’s backyard. But unlike nearly all other state…

With 2020 in Sight, de Blasio Turns Left After Amazon’s Exit

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]…